Colorado State Rams vs Nevada Wolf Pack NCAAB Betting Prediction

Colorado State Rams vs Nevada Wolf Pack Prediction 3/14/2024

The Colorado State Rams (22-9) travel to face off against the Nevada Wolf Pack (26-6) on Thursday, March 14th. This game will be played at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas and televised on CBSS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Colorado State Rams vs Nevada Wolf Pack

The Colorado State Rams Are Coming Off A Win

Colorado State enters this game as a 2.5-point underdog, and they have gone 2-5 in their seven games as an underdog this season. They are 22-9 overall, including a 10-8 mark in Mountain West play.

Over their last 10 road games, the Rams have gone just 3-7, and they are 6-7 on the road for the season. In their last game, they defeated Air Force 82-73, and they have won two straight games.

Colorado State has an ATS record of 16-14 this season, including a 6-7 mark vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Rams are 3-4 vs. the spread this year and have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Colorado State’s over/under record for the season sits at 12-17-1, and the average scoring total in their games is 144 points. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (146.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points, and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

The Nevada Wolf Pack Are Coming Off A Win

With a record of 26-6, Nevada has been dominant at home, going 15-2. They have won their last three games at home and are 8-2 over their last 10. For the season, their average scoring margin at home is +15.4 points per game.

Over their last five games, the Wolf Pack are 4-1, and they have a seven-game winning streak. They are 20-4 this season when favored, and they are favored by 2.5 points against Colorado State. Nevada’s average scoring margin on the road this year is +3.6, and they have won five straight away from home.

As the favorite this season, Nevada has an ATS record of 15-9 and they have gone 6-4 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite. In their last three home games, the Wolf Pack have gone 2-1 ATS and they are 5-5 in their last 10 home games vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Nevada games is 15-17, and today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (143.2). Over their last three games, their over/under record is 3-0, and the average scoring total in those games is 140 points.

Colorado State Offense Breakdown

Colorado State recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 82 points against Air Force. This output exceeded their season average of 76.7 points per game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Isaiah Stevens who comes into today’s matchup averaging 16.8. Joel Scott also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.5.

Isaiah Stevens (G) 16.8 3.2 7.0
Joel Scott (F) 12.5 5.9 1.4
Dominique Clifford (G) 12.5 7.3 2.7

Nevada Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Nevada offense put up 75 points against UNLV. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.2% and made 6 threes. Jarod Lucas is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.8 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Kenan Blackshear brings a PPG average of 15.1 into the game.

Jarod Lucas (G) 17.8 2.8 1.5
Kenan Blackshear (G) 15.1 4.9 4.8
Nick Davidson (F) 12.2 7.3 1.4

Colorado State Team Defense

At present, the Rams’ defense is nationally ranked 71st, allowing 68.1 points per game. Against Air Force in their most recent game, the Colorado State defense gave up a total of 73 points while allowing Air Force to hit 47% of their shots.

Nevada Team Defense

So far, the Wolf Pack’s defense is ranked 40th in the country at 66.5 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Colorado State, the Nevada defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Nevada made 21 free-throws vs. the Wolf Pack.

Rams vs Wolf Pack Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, Colorado State has an ATS mark of 3-7. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-7 while averaging 68 points per game.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Nevada has an ATS record of 5-0 while averaging 76 per game. The team went 5-0 overall in these games.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Rams have a straight up record of 3-7 and an ATS mark of 5-5.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Wolf Pack have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 3-0.

Rams vs Wolf Pack Prediction

Not only do we have the Wolf Pack winning this one by a score of 76-69, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Wolf Pack at -2.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 138.5 and given that our model is projecting 145 points between the teams, we like the over.

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